At the Law Offices of John W. Merting, we have over 40 years of experience with admiralty and maritime legal matters. Given the complexity of admiralty and maritime legal matters, it can only benefit someone entangled in such a predicament to turn to a knowledgeable and experienced advocate of their rights. And at The Law Offices of John W. Merting, we want to help people with their many different admiralty and maritime issues.
A cruise is a unique vacation. It's a way to take in the expanse of the ocean, the beauty of new sights and the food and culture of different lands. While it's great to get away and have everything catered to you under one roof, there are a few downsides to cruise lines.
While the following shipyard accident didn't happen in Florida (or even the United States) the serious and ultimately fatal nature of the accident makes the incident noteworthy and, thus, important regardless of the country of origin.
A 3-year-old girl slipped off the balcony of a cruise ship recently and suffered injuries that required her to be hospitalized at a U.S. hospital. Thankfully, she was in stable condition aboard the ship after the accident.